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Image for Comment faire de la bonne photographie: Manuel a l'usage des photographes amateurs.

Comment faire de la bonne photographie: Manuel a l'usage des photographes amateurs.

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Canadian Kodak Co.:

Seller ID: 12351

Condition: Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 168 pp. Bound in brown wraps with black lettering. Text is in French. A manual written in simple terms to aid the amateur photographer in the pursuit of good results primarily using the Kodak system. Profusely illustrtaed with b/w photographs and b/w line drawings. Comprehensive glossary (in French) at back. The wraps are moderately worn and faded with wear on the edges and the spine. Interior is clean and the binding is solid. Date of publication is not stated but most probably from the early 1930's. One rather nice short section deals with the taking of silhouette phot... View more info

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Hand in Glove with Beehive. Series #28.

By: N/A

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Patons & Baldwins.:

Seller ID: 22869

Condition: Very Good-


8vo - 24.5 x 18.5 cm.; 28 pages including the covers. Black and white photographic front cover and illustrated on the inside with four full page black and white photographs, three smaller ones and several large knitting charts. Contains patterns for 22 mittens and gloves for children, women and men. Minor wear (scuffing) to the covers and mild wear to the edges while the interior is clean and the stapled binding is solid. View more info

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Kodak Print-Exposure Computer

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Rochester, New York, Eastman Kodak Company.: 1946

Seller ID: 24939

Condition: Very Good


This is a single piece of coated cardboard with two plastic dials, measuring 21.5 x 14.5 cm. - "a device used in the photographic printing processes for determining exposures according to density readings. It is especially helpful in color printing by the Kodak Dye Transfer Process." Punched for Kodak Photographic Notebook. The device is in very good condition; the envelop it comes in is missing two corner sections. View more info

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Fully Illustrated Catalogue of Model Aircraft, Accessories, Kites and Aerial Novelties. List Number 17.

By: N/A

Price: $67.50

Publisher: Newcastle-on-Tyne, England., W. A. Appleby (N/c) & Co.: 1920's

Seller ID: 32441

Condition: Good


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 125 - (3) pp. Stiff card stock over a sewn text block with a blue/green linen strip on the spine as issued. Black lettering on the front cover with a full colour paste down drawing. Wm. E. Appleby was a scale model manufacturer located in Newcastle-on-Tyne. No date of publication is given but seems to be in the mid 1920's from related inforation. Profusely illustrated with many black and white photographs and drawings. Minor wear to the covers and they are tanned or darkened. The interior is very clean and the binding is sound. A clear and removable archival cover has been f... View more info

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The Puppetry Journal: assorted issues,1974 and 1975. (7 in all).

By: Avery, Don. (editor).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fenton, Missouri., The Puppeteers of America: 1974

Seller ID: 23599

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; Six issues of "The Puppetry Journal" and the "International Membership Directory - 1974". The six issues are January/Feb ruary 1974, March/April 1974, May/June 1974, July/ August 1974 (25th anniversary issue), September/ October 1974, January/February 1975. All have been neatly 'three-hole-punched' on the stapled fold edge, otherwise, clean and tight. View more info

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New Zealand Native Birds

By: Barrett, Margaret (Justine Jones)

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand, Margaret Barrett Designs.: 1985

Seller ID: 28467

Condition: Very Good-


4to - 29 x 21 cm.; Unpaginated, (8pp.) booklet. Graphed for cross stitch and needlework, the pied stilt, pukeko, tui, wood pigeon, saddle back, bell bird, banded dotterel, kiwi, grey warbler, fantail. Graphs and illustrations by Thelma Williamson. Margaret Barrett is the pseudonym of Justine Jones, a well-known Auckland embroider, designer of embroidery and teacher. Some light wear on card stock cover; interior pages clean. View more info

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New Zealand Native Flowers

By: Barrett, Margaret (Justine Jones)

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand, Margaret Barrett Designs.: 1983

Seller ID: 28468

Condition: Very Good-


4to - 29 x 21 cm.; 8 page booklet. Graphed for cross stitch and needlework, New Zealand wild clematis, mountain buttercup, tree fuschia (kotukutuku), kowhai, pohutukawa, karaka berries. Graphs and illustrations by Thelma Williamson. Margaret Barrett is the pseudonym of Justine Jones, a well-known Auckland embroider, designer of embroidery and teacher. Some light wear on card stock cover; interior pages clean. View more info

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Australian State Flowers

By: Barrett, Margaret (Justine Jones)

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand, Margaret Barrett Designs.: 1984

Seller ID: 28469

Condition: Very Good


4to - 29 x 21 cm.; 9 pp., saddle-stapled booklet. Graphed for cross stitch and needlework, Cooktown Orchid, Sturt's Desert Pea, Royal Bluebell, Desert Rose, Kangaroo Paw, Blue Gum, Waratah, Pink Heath. Graphs and illustrations by Thelma Williamson. Margaret Barrett is the pseudonym of Justine Jones, a well-known Auckland embroider, designer of embroidery and teacher. Some light wear on card stock cover; interior pages clean. View more info

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Wooden Clock Cases.

By: Bryant, David.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania., Stackpole Books: 1994

Seller ID: 15193

ISBN: 0811725979

Condition: Very Good+


4to - 29 x 21 cm; 159 pp. "Eighteen magnificent table, wall and longcase clocks are reproduced here in precise technical drawings following the exact measurements of the period originals. Each case is a simple half joint construction that can be as authentic in detail as you want: plans, photographs of embellishments and a full parts list accompany a suggested order of assembly, and alternative dimensions are given to fit available movements. The clocks include: Balloon clocks, Viennese regulators, Dial clocks, Longcase clocks, Bracket clocks, Mantel clocks, Tavern clocks, Cuckoo clocks.&#... View more info

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Theatre Models in Paper and Card.

By: Burgess, Robert.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: East Sussex, UK., Guild of Master Craftsman Publications.: 1999

Seller ID: 32442

ISBN: 1861081103

Condition: Very Good-


4to - 28 x 21 cm.; (6) - 152 - (2) pp. Ten contemporary designs based on the original toy theatres of Victorian age using inexpensive materials and tools with step-by-step instructions. Burgess is an artist and paper sculptor who sells his theatres to collectors around the world. Light wear on card stock covers, remaindered mark on bottom of the text block, small closed tear of 1 cm to the first 5 leaves on the bottom edge (doesn't affect text); pages clean, binding sturdy. View more info

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Annabelle's Caps.

By: Dawson Family.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia., Privately Published.:

Seller ID: 27376

Condition: Very Good+


4to - 28 x 21 cm.; 51 pp. Privately printed in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada by the Dawson family, this is a collection of knitting patterns for 26 caps, for women who have need of them from cancer treatments. It is lovingly dedicated to a lost family member, Annabelle. A new, unused copy. View more info

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Teaching Basic Jumping.

By: Diggle, Martin.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: London, UK., J. A. Allen & Co.: 1990

Seller ID: 15385

ISBN: 0851314813

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xii - 141 pp. From the back cover: ". . . discusses the qualities necessary in the instructor, the facilities, horses and equipment, the psychology of the pupil as well as preparatory work and a progressive lesson plan . . ." A companion book to "Teaching the Child Rider" and "Teaching Basic Riding". Slight wear to the cover edges, interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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Kaffe's California Patches

By: Fassett, Kaffe

Price: $16.00

Publisher: England, Rowan Yarns.:

Seller ID: 24979

Condition: Very Good


4to - 30 x 21 cm.; 32, (6) pp. Saddle-stapled binding. Contains ten designs of Fassett's sweaters with well-photographed examples. Minor edgewear; a sturdy, clean copy. View more info

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Loom Construction.

By: Hjert, Jeri and Paul Von Rosenstiel.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: New York., Van Nostrand Reinhold Company.: 1978

Seller ID: 32325

ISBN: 0442234163

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


4to - 27 x 20 cm.; 160 pp. Complete plans and instructions for the building of the following looms: Inkle Loom, Tapestry Loom; Four-harness Table Loom with Lift-up Harnesses, Four-harness Table Loom with Lever-operated Harnesses, Four-harness Jack-type Floor Loom. Also includes information on Inkle and Tapestry weaving, on Four-harness weaving, and weaving equipment projects. Former owner's name on front free endpaper, some foxing on text block edges; otherwise, a clean and sturdy volume. Dust jacket has minor rubbing. View more info

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The Battle of Waterloo. (Background Books for Wargamers and Modellers).

By: Hurren, B. J.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: London, UK., William Luscombe: 1975

Seller ID: 8511

ISBN: 0860020576

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 176 pp with an index. Besides giving the historical circumstances of this famous battle, this book gives suggestions for re-creating the battle plus explores some of the great 'might-have-beens'. Orange cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. The dust jacket is clipped with some chipping and small closed tears on the edges. View more info

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Making Welsh Quilts.

By: Jenkins, Mary and Clare Claridge.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Iola, Wisconsin., KP Books.: 2005

Seller ID: 27868

ISBN: 0896892549

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 121 pp. Subtitled: The Textile Tradition That Inspired the Amish? suggesting that the Amish of Pennsylvania took inspiration for their quilt designs from early Welsh settlers in the 19th century. After a history of quilting in Wales, there is information on fabrics, colours and techniques as well as specific projects to make. Minor edgewear on cover; a sturdy, clean copy. View more info

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Ohos Handbook / A Beginner's Book of Ojo Crafting

By: Kersh, Lillian and Ira / Sallie Anderson

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL. / Danville, IL., Lira Company / Pat Depke.: 1971 / 1978

Seller ID: 28886

Condition: Very Good


Two saddle-stapled booklets, 24 x 19 cm. / 28 x 21.5 cm.; 33 pp. / 36 pp. Both booklets give instructions for making the Ojo de Dios, Eye of God, an ancient contemplative and spiritual practice by the Huichol Indians of Mexico and New Mexico, also a form found in the Middle East and ancient Egypt. Using twigs or sticks and yarn, these woven creations encourage prayer and thoughts of God and can become quite elaborate in form and quite beautiful. Both have minor wear on covers but are sturdy and clean and both are included. View more info

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English Defence.

By: King, Daniel.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: London, UK., Everyman Publishers: 1999

Seller ID: 8059

ISBN: 1857442954

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; 144 pp. Chess grandmaster Daniel King explains the ins and outs of the English defence and includes 79 completed games. One of the Everyman Chess Series formerly Cadogan Chess. View more info

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An Introduction to Bucks Point Lace.

By: Leader, Jean.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Stourbridge, UK., Lace Guild.: 2009

Seller ID: 31976

ISBN: 1901372111

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 15 cm.; 48 pp. Saddle-stapled booklet. Booklet contains 15 lace patterns. An as-new and unused book. View more info

Image for Znaki Porcelany Europejskiej i Polskiej Ceramiki / Marques de la porcelaine europeenne et de la ceramique polonaise.

Znaki Porcelany Europejskiej i Polskiej Ceramiki / Marques de la porcelaine europeenne et de la ceramique polonaise.

By: Marian Swinarski and Leon Chroscicki.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Poznan, Poland., Poznanska Spolka Wydawnicza: 1949

Seller ID: 13078

Condition: Good


8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; 351 pp. Text is in Polish and French. "Marks of the European porcelain and of the Polish ceramics". Index and bibliography. Card stock covers with flaps. Cover is soiled with edgewear which includes a small piece missing along the top front edge, two closed tears 3 cm. long on lower edge of spine, text pages browned with a few finger smudges. View more info